Sending mail from on-server

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Thu Oct 3 07:30:11 EDT 2013


It's also possible that your server needs an email server service
installed, or at least configured.

~Roger
On Oct 3, 2013 5:13 AM, "Dave Kilroy" <dave at applicationinsight.com> wrote:

> Hi Christer
>
> I also think there is a problem with access to shell via on-rev (I'm on
> pancake)
>
> About a week ago I was messing around with Business Academy Lesson 53
> (using
> LiveCode Server and Post to relay an email) and couldn't get anywhere. The
> server-side script and app were both pretty much exactly the same as in the
> lesson; specifically I would post up to the server like this:
>
> post theSubject & "&" & theFrom & "&" & theMessage to URL \
> "http://applicationinsight.com/apps/email/newvehicle.lc"
>
> And then directly after check 'it' - which did not return an error. So my
> local app thinks everything is OK - but no email gets sent.
>
> The server-side script I'm using is a more-or-less copy from this lesson
>
> http://lessons.runrev.com/s/lessons/m/4070/l/8184-sending-emails-from-livecode-server-scripts
> <
> http://lessons.runrev.com/s/lessons/m/4070/l/8184-sending-emails-from-livecode-server-scripts
> >
> (but with an added line "if the result is not empty then put the result" as
> recommended by Kevin in the accompanying Lesson 53 video
>
> Interestingly, during my debugging attempts I once sent the POST message by
> mistake to the address in the lesson (runtime.on-rev.com) and straight
> away
> got a CC copy of the email in my inbox - so it works just fine on other
> servers - just not on mine.
>
> So SOMETHING is wrong with access to shell on the server (my current theory
> is that they need to authorise access to it on an individual basis and I've
> never tried to use it before). Christer did you by any chance get moved to
> pancake recently? If so could it be an authorisation issue?
>
> By the way I emailed support at on-rev about a week ago and apart from the
> automated reply never heard any more from them...
>
> Can any of you shed some light?
>
> Kind regards
>
> Dave
>
>
>
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